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Wolcott, Oliver, Secretary of the Treasury
Circular to the collectors and naval officers
March 16, [Philadelphia], 1795. 4to, 10 leaves, the last blank; original drab blue paper wrappers, stitched, as issued; previous folds, and a couple of short splits at them entering from the fore-margin; all else very good. Docketed on the back wrapper: "An act passsed 1795 with forms accompanying." Following the passage of "An Act making further provision in cases of drawbacks" the Secretary of the Treasury issued instructions for using the forms, and with explanations of seven forms to be used by customs collectors under the terms of this Act. The three pages of explanations are signed in ink by the Treasury Secretary Oliver Wolcott, followed by copies of the seven forms (printed on rectos only) in question, viz: Coastwise goods to be exported to another district; Exportation of goods from a district other than that into which they were imported; Bond for delivery of goods; Debenture form; Abstract of goods exported from any district other than that into which they were originally imported; Abstract of drawbacks or debentures payable in consequences of exportations; and, Abstract of debentures paid. Evans 29764 (noting "pp. 3"); no hard copy found in OCLC but a copy, also signed by Wolcott, apparently resides at AAS, however AAS notes "the one recorded copy is not available"); Bristol; B9392 (locating the Rosenbach Foundation copy only and noting "1 p.l., [6] p."); Shipton & Mooney 47657 ("[8] pp. The one recorded copy is not available"). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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